Challenger Middle School

624 Trafalgar Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33991
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Challenger Middle School serves 1,045 students in grades 6-8.
Challenger Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Challenger Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Challenger Middle School's student population of 1,045 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,045 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Rankings

Challenger Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Challenger Middle School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#911 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
50%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Challenger Middle School is Cape Coral High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Unity Charter School Of Cape Coral (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Patriot Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cape Coral Patriot Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 723 students
    0.2 miles
    711 Sw 18th St
    Cape Coral, FL 33991
    (239) 242-1023
    0.2 PK-5 723
  • Cape Coral Skyline Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,015 student
    0.4 miles
    620 Sw 19th St
    Cape Coral, FL 33991
    (239) 772-3223
    0.4 PK-5 1,015
  • Cape Coral Unity Charter School Of Cape Coral Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 190 students
    1.2 miles
    2107 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33991
    (239) 829-5134
    1.2 K-8 190
  • Cape Coral Cape Coral High School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,602 student
    1.3 miles
    2300 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33991
    (239) 574-6766
    1.3 9-12 1,602
  • Cape Coral Trafalgar Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 781 students
    1.6 miles
    1850 Sw 20th Ave
    Cape Coral, FL 33991
    (239) 283-3043
    1.6 PK-5 781

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